Author Archives: Brian Greenberg

#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 9 – IIF Friday: The Intense Intestines Scholarship

Our team at the Intense Intestines Foundation is very proud of the programs that we have developed to help patients with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and ostomies out NOW! In this episode, the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discusses the Intense Intestines Scholarship and how it impacts the lives of young adults striving … Read More

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#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 8 – IBD Tip Tuesday: Hydration with Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

In this weeks episode of IBD TIp Tuesday on the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discuss the importance of hydration with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, how it impacts the body, and give 3 easy to follow suggestions on how to make staying hydrated a little easier. Want to get … Read More

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Episode 7 of the #WeWillBeatIBD Podcast – IIF Friday: Mission and IBDebt Grant

Welcome to another episode of the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast and our new series IIF Friday where we will be discussing a variety of topics on the IIF mission, programs, events, awareness projects and more. In this episode the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discuss the IIF mission and one of the IIF’s main programs … Read More

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Episode 6 of the #WeWillBeatIBD Podcast – IBD Tip Tuesday: The Best Medicine for IBD

What is the best medicine for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis? It’s hard to find at times but simple at the same time. It’s having a positive mindset. IIF Founder and President, Brian Greenberg discusses how having a positive attitude can change everything when taking on the challenge of IBD in … Read More

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Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn’s & Colitis 2017

On Sunday, May 7 2017 the IIF will be riding for the fifth time in the Five Boro Bike Tour around New York City. This ride is for ALL ability levels and doesn’t require a large amount of training.  The 40+ mile tour goes through all five boroughs of New York … Read More

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Brian Greenberg Completes the NYC Marathon with Crohn’s and an Ostomy

IIF Founder and President Brian Greenberg was on a mission this fall. Complete over 100 miles of races to benefit patients with cancer, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. This past Sunday on November 6th, he completed that mission by crossing the finish line of the New York City marathon. His goal … Read More

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Living With The IBD Merry-Go-Round

Author: Brian Greenberg Recently, I was walking my dog around a park and saw a group of kids running around a merry-go-round. There were multiple times that everything was going smoothly, kids were running properly, and it was moving fast. Then, there were a few times when the merry-go-round came to … Read More

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6 Ways To Stay Positive With Crohn’s And Ulcerative Colitis

Author: Brian Greenberg Ever feel like there is nothing you can do in order to reach a better quality of life with your IBD? Does Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis make you feel like there is almost a dark rain cloud that just follows you around and takes all the sunshine … Read More

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Row Row Row Your Boat with Crohn’s And Ulcerative Colitis

Every once in a while you hear something that no only makes complete sense but also blows your mind. Have you ever thought about how the song we all grew up with, actually had a much deeper meaning? Add on the extra statistics and thoughts that Youtube sensation Prince Ea includes … Read More

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100 Miles For Cancer, Crohn’s, And Ulcerative Colitis

This fall the IIF’s own Brian Greenberg will be taking on yet another challenge despite his Crohn’s disease and ostomy. He’ll be completing a 70.3 half Ironman on October 2nd and then the New York City marathon on November 6th. This adds up to almost 100 miles of races in just … Read More

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We Will Beat IBD Podcast – Mother’s Day Edition

This episode of the We Will Beat IBD podcast is a special Mother’s Day edition honoring all the amazing moms out there, that are either overcoming their disease or being caregivers. IIF’s own Brian Greenberg is joined by supermom Amber Tresca of VeryWell.com and supermom Michelle King Marti of the IIF … Read More

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We Will Beat IBD Podcast with Jessica Grossman of Uncover Ostomy

We are happy to bring you episode 2 of the We Will Beat IBD podcast. IIF founder Brian Greenberg was honored to have Jessica Grossman of Uncover Ostomy on to discuss what life is really like while living with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and an ostomy. Together Brian and Jessica talk … Read More

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10 Serious Fact About Pooping

While we need to raise serious awareness for inflammatory bowel disease,  but we also need to have a sense of humor and a little fun with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as well. If we don’t laugh from time to time, IBD wins and we lose. So, did you ever wonder … Read More

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How Many Good Hours Are There In A Day For An IBD Patient

  It was the seventh day since I took my medication for my Crohn’s disease. I’m on a weekly injection of a biologic to keep my IBD at bay. Around the sixth day I start to see symptoms sneak back into my life and the quality of the days seem to get worse by … Read More

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We Will Beat IBD Podcast Episode 4 – Dating, Relationship and Intimacy with IBD and an Ostomy

We are happy to bring you episode 4 of the We Will Beat IBD podcast. If you haven’t listened to an episode yet, this is a great one to start with. Brian Greenberg is joined by Laura Cox who you might know from a Tosh.0 skit a few years back about … Read More

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